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Michael Keaton: Robocop costume a 'sissy suit'

Michael Keaton: Robocop costume a 'sissy suit'

Jan 30 2014, 8:24pm CST | by

Michael Keaton claims the new 'Robocop' costume is a "sissy suit". The actor - who appears in the cyborg cop reboot as Raymond Sellers, CEO of the evil Omnicorp organization - joked the special...

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Michael Keaton: Robocop costume a 'sissy suit'

Jan 30 2014, 8:24pm CST | by

Michael Keaton claims the new 'Robocop' costume is a "sissy suit".

The actor - who appears in the cyborg cop reboot as Raymond Sellers, CEO of the evil Omnicorp organization - joked the special effects armor Joel Kinnaman had to wear as the title character wasn't a patch on the rubber suit he had to don to play Batman in 1989.

He said: "That sissy suit - they have air conditioning in it. [When I played Batman] I couldn't do [any] of that because I couldn't get up to go the bathroom.

"They put me in this thing and inside, honestly, I started having panic attacks. Literally, panic attacks. So, I thought, 'I don't know how I'm going to do this, man. I'm feeling really, really scared.' "

While costume design has come on since the 80s, Joel said his 45lb suit was still difficult to wield, and took almost two hours to put on each day.

He told Fox news: "It was a bit of a challenge to put on. It was so uncomfortable, it was digging in everywhere, it was pressing down on my shoulders, and I was sweating like a pig. After twenty minutes, I said, 'I gotta get out of this!' And then, it was a daunting idea that I was going to have to wear this for 14 hours a day, six days a week for five months."

Having been through a similar process, Michael, 62, could relate, but didn't offer much sympathy.

He added: "I enjoyed every minute of watching. I'd just sit there in my little business suit and watch him. There was a lot of gloating."

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More Emma Stone pics & videos, Oct. 13th - 22nd (Re-submit; I hope I abided by the new guidelines!)

Oct 23 2014 2:27pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Emma exits a store holding a full plastic bag in NYC, October 22nd.Emma takes selfies with fans outside the Roundabout Theatre where Cabaret is being performed, October 21st. The week before, Emma was on Live! with Kelly and Michael, talking about her new film 'Birdman' and reminiscing about her kiss with Josh Groban in Crazy, Stupid Love. JustJared / YoutubeEmma Stone visits Good Morning America in NYC, October 15th.JustJaredEmma Stone, Michael Keaton, and Edward Norton a ...
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6 days ago

Rachel McAdams Can't Get Away From the 'Spotlight' After Canada's Walk of Fame Induction

Oct 21 2014 8:15pm CDT | Source: Just Jared

Rachel McAdams is all bundled up while walking on the set of her upcoming movie Spotlight on Monday (October 20) in Toronto, Canada. The 35-year-old actress was joined by her co-stars Michael Keaton and Billy Crudup. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Rachel McAdams Over the weekend, Rachel and Ryan Reynolds were recognized at the 2014 Canada Walk of Fame Awards, where they were inducted into the walk of fame. Rachel isn’t the only one being recog ...
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6 days ago

Ed Norton On 'Birdman,' Wes Anderson And Why $40 Makes Him Proud

Oct 21 2014 2:16pm CDT | Source: New Hampshire Public Radio

In the new black comedy Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), Edward Norton co-stars as a pretentious and self-absorbed but very talented and edgy theater actor who has been cast in a play directed by a washed-up movie star played by Michael Keaton.Norton, who has starred in such films as Fight Club and American History X, says that making Birdman was a highlight of his career."I had as much fun making Birdman as I've ever had making a movie," Norton tells Fresh A ...
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6 days ago

Michael Keaton Honored by Santa Barbara Film Festival

Oct 21 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Variety

Michael Keaton, on the awards circuit for “Birdman,” will be honored at the Santa Barbara Film Festival on January 31 with the Modern Master Award. The 30th edition of the festival runs January 27-February 7. The highest honor presented by the festival, it has previously been awarded to figures including Ben Affleck, Chri ...
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2 weeks ago

Emma Stone & Naomi Watts Join 'Birdman' Cast for a Luncheon!

Oct 13 2014 6:15pm CDT | Source: Just Jared

Emma Stone poses for a photo with her co-stars Naomi Watts, Michael Keaton, and Edward Norton while attending a special luncheon to celebrate their new movie Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) on Monday afternoon (October 13) at Le Cirque in New York City. The stars are all in town after attending the film’s big premiere during the New York Film Festival over the weekend. It will be hitting theaters in limited release s ...
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2 weeks ago

Zach Galifianakis: “Being A Celeb Is Sh*t”

Oct 12 2014 10:20am CDT | Source: Gossip Cop

(Getty Images) Zach Galifiankis is not a celebrity. He’s an actor. Or at least that’s what he wants to be. “Being a celebrity is sh*t,” said Galifianakis on Saturday. He was speaking at the New York Film Festival, during a press conference for his new film Birdman, which stars Michael Keaton as a washed-up movie star trying to stage a comeback. Galifianakis, Keaton and their co-ostars were asked at the discussion about their take on celebr ...
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2 weeks ago

Edward Norton Gets Coffee with Michael Keaton in New 'Birdman' Clip - Watch Now!

Oct 11 2014 8:50am CDT | Source: Just Jared

Edward Norton is all smiles while attending the premiere of Young Ones at Sunshine Landmark on Thursday evening (October 9) in New York City. The 45-year-old actor, who was seen taking a stroll earlier in the day, was joined on the carpet by Awkward‘s Nolan Gerard Funk and Twilight‘s Elizabeth Reaser. Check out a new clip of Edward and Michael Keaton in their upcoming film Birdman, which is about a washed-up actor who once played an iconic superh ...
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2 weeks ago

Stephen Collins Cut from Upcoming Scandal Episode, Paul Feig Will Make All-Female Ghostbusters 3 + More in Today’s Last Lap

Oct 8 2014 5:00pm CDT | Source: Scandalist

The latest fallout from the Stephen Collins controversy, Ghostbusters 3 is a go, Shonda Rhimes opens up about that infamous New York Times article, and more in today’s Last Lap. One day after the NYPD opened up an investigation into claims of Stephen Collins sexual abuse of minors, ABC has removed his scenes from an upcoming episode of Scandal. [BuzzFeed] Director Paul Feig confirmed he’s making an all-female Ghostbusters 3. Who’s he gonna call? [@paulfeig/Twit ...
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2 weeks ago

This week's cover: Michael Keaton is not Birdman (PopWatch)

Oct 8 2014 12:50pm CDT | Source: WeSmirch.com

PopWatch: This week's cover: Michael Keaton is not Birdman  —  It's tempting to assume that the character Michael Keaton plays in Birdman is a thinly fictionalized version of himself.  He plays Riggan Thomson, a veteran actor who became a superstar when he donned a cape and cowl to become the winged cre ...
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3 weeks ago

The real have-beens of Hollywood

Oct 6 2014 7:13pm CDT | Source: Southern California Public Radio

Julianne Moore stars in David Cronenberg’s "Maps to the Stars." Oscar season is approaching — not when they give out the awards, but when the high profile Oscar-bait movies trickle into theaters. This year, quite of few of those movies have something strange in common: a famous actor or actress is playing a has-been version of him or herself: Al Pacino plays an over-the-hill ham in "The Humbling," based on the novel by Philip R ...
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